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Patrick Burn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Patrick Burn
Aliases: Patrick Burns
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1771
Occupation: Baker
Date of Death: 13th July, 1791
Age: 20 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Devon. Exeter Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 103 other convicts


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Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 wrote:

Patrick Burn was tried at Exeter, Devon on 11 August 1783 for highway robbery with a value of 49 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years having been originally sentenced to death, and left England on the Friendship aged about 26 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as baker. He died in 1791
Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “troublesome at times”.Fathered a son with Ann Smith of the Charlotte in 1789.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1771, date of death 13th July, 1791, gender, occupation, crime

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